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An inside look at media coverage of current events, with The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, and WNYT-Newschannel 13 Anchor Lydia Kulbida.

An inside look at media coverage of current events, with The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, and WNYT-Newschannel 13 Anchor Lydia Kulbida.
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Albany, NY

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An inside look at media coverage of current events, with The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, and WNYT-Newschannel 13 Anchor Lydia Kulbida.

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English


Episodes

The Media Project #1380 - Alan, Rex and Cailin

11/12/2017
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(Airs 11/12/17 & 11/13/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a listener letter scolding the panel for interruptions, should the media report the shooter’s identity in mass shootings, who’s reporting hyper local news, and much more.

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1379 - Alan, Rex and Ira

11/5/2017
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(Airs 11/05 & 11/06/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Ira talk about a listener letter wondering whether it’s appropriate for the media to call North Korea a rogue nation, sexual harassment allegations in the media, and the grilling of social media platforms by Congress on the Russian...

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1378

10/29/2017
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(Airs 10/29 & 10/30) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Former Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor and current Communications Consultant Stu Shinske. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Stu talk about the state of the newspaper industry in the new digital age, a critical listener letter about the media making things up (i.e. The National Enquirer), and much more.

Duration: 00:24:59


The Legislative Gazette #1743

10/27/2017
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(10/27/17 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo and U.S. Senator Schumer urge the state’s congressional delegation to oppose the federal tax plan that would take away state and local deductions in NY, our political observer will share his thoughts on the financial impact on NY should the tax plan pass, and we’ll take a look at Proposition Three on this November’s ballot.

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1377

10/22/2017
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(Airs 10/22 & 10/23/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about how newspapers handle letters to the editor, a new survey shows nearly half of voters are buying Trump's BS about the media, your letters and much more.

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1376

10/15/2017
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(Airs 10/15 @ 6 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about President Trump’s threats to NBC’s broadcast license and the threat to free speech, whether the media helped Harvey Weinstein lure his prey and smear his accusers, what happened to...

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1375

10/8/2017
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(Airs 10/8 & 10/9/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Ira talk about a listener letter about Anderson Cooper and Rutgers University, accounting for a reporter’s biases, the 2 nd Amendment and a letter about not letting journalists equate it with the right for citizens to own a gun.

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1374

10/1/2017
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(Airs 10/1 & 10/2/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Ira talk about whether journalists should call the President racist, Jimmy Kimmel and the politics of late night television, your letters and much more.

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1373

9/24/2017
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(Airs 9/24 & 9/25 ) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose, and Associate Editor of the Albany Times Union Mike Spain. On this week’s Media Project, they talk about whether information overheard during a conversation at a public restaurant is fair game for journalists, the new muscle paragraph, and, in order to avoid media bias, should news...

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1372

9/17/2017
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(Airs 9/17 @ 9/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Rex, Cailin and Ira talk about whether it’s right for journalists covering a hurricane to stand in harm’s way, how reporter’s actually did their work during the hurricane, Rush Limbaugh claims Irma...

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1371

9/10/2017
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(9/10 & 9/11/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about when journalists pay for stories, why many editors, publishers and broadcast CEO’s lose friends, not being beholden to members of non-profit radio, and much more.

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1370

9/3/2017
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(Airs 9/3 & 9/4) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a listener letter about why traditional journalism isn’t trusted, the dangers of live TV, coverage of First Lady Melania Trump’s footwear, and much more.

Duration: 00:25:00


The Media Project #1369

8/27/2017
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The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick, and JP Miller, Publisher of Empire Report New York. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Judy, and JP talk about the Village Voice's decision to cease their print edition in favor of a digital focus, media coverage of President Donald Trump, and much more.

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1368

8/20/2017
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(Airs 8/18 & 8/19/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a listener letter asking about press coverage of white supremacists, a study on diversity in newsrooms which says it has been bad for decades and it probably won’t get better, and much more.

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1367

8/13/2017
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(Airs 8/13 & 8/14/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a listener letter asking why it took so long for the media to report on Paul Manafort’s house being raided by the FBI, Attorney General Sessions cracks down on leaks, the definition of...

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1366

8/6/2017
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(Airs 8/06 & 8/07/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about Anthony Scaramucci’s profane interview with the New Yorker, and what reporters consider on and off the record, Politico humiliates The Wall Street Journal by publishing its Trump...

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1365

7/30/2017
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(Airs 7/30 & 7/31) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Ira talk about a new poll that finds 45 % of Republicans believe the government and the courts should be able to take action against ‘biased’ news media, why many broadcasters to provide attribution for the newspaper stories they read over the...

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1364

7/23/2017
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(Airs 7/23 & 7/24/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about President Trump’s cordial interview with the New York Times, should the press ‘always’ cover certain stories, sharing of resources among different media organizations is becoming...

Duration: 00:24:59


#1363: What's The Value Of A Press Secretary That Dodges Questions?

7/16/2017
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The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Ira Fusfeld, Publisher Emeritus of the Daily Freeman . On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Ira talk about the value of a press secretary who dodges tough questions, attempts to discredit reporters, a Pulitzer winning story from the New York Times that pulled from a local news agency in Russia, and much more.

Duration: 00:24:59


The Media Project #1362

7/9/2017
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(Airs 7/9 & 7/10/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about media coverage of New Jersey Governor Christie and “Beach Gate,” President Trump’s fight with Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski and an allegation of collusion with the National Enquirer,...

Duration: 00:24:59

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